Clearwater Fun 'n Sun events
By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times, published April 22, 2001
TODAY: Get a taste of the Emerald Isle by attending the Irish for a Day concert from 4 to 8 p.m. at Coachman Park, featuring fiddle player James Kelly, and Pooka and the Titanic Dancers. It's free. Irish food and drinks will be available.
Lots of Fun 'n Sun events on the schedule are events held regularly, including Sunsets at Pier 60. From 6 to 9 p.m., local entertainers and crafts artists will entertain. Mandalay (classic rock) will take the stage. Free.
Do you have good aim? If so, you may want to check out the 11th annual 72-hole format Disk Golf Tournament to be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at two parks: Cliff Stephens Park, 801 Fairwood Ave., and Northeast Coachman Park, corner of Old Coachman Road and Northeast Coachman Road. There are divisions for pros, masters, recreational amateurs (Am II), women and juniors. Entrance fees are $25 for pros, $10 for amateurs (there will be a $2 day-of-event fee). Spectators are free.
MONDAY: Enjoy tales of the swamps Monday, during story times through April 26 courtesy of the Clearwater Public Library System at: 10:30 a.m. Monday at North Greenwood Library, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the main Clearwater library, 7 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday at the East Library and 10 a.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. April 26 at the Countryside location. Free.
Play cards? Bring your partners to the Fun 'n Sun Bridge Tournament from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Morningside Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd. Admission is $2.75. Awards will be handed out.
TUESDAY: The 10th annual Senior Follies featuring performers 55 years old and older will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Royalty Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Admission is $3.
WEDNESDAY: Search for shining alligator eyes, fireflies and other creatures of the night at the Moonlight Meanderings Night Walk & Campfire at 7 p.m. at Moccasin Lake Nature Park, 2750 Park Trail Lane. After the hike, gather around a campfire for a sing-along and treats. Admission is $2.
THURSDAY: The "Let It Be Downtown" Broadway-style concert and classic car showcase from 5 to 9 p.m. on Cleveland Street between Myrtle Avenue and Fort Harrison Avenue features the cast of the Broadway show Beatlemania. It will also feature the Sevilles. It's free, and concessions will be available.
The Paul Spagnuolo Trio will provide the cha-cha, tango and waltz music for the Ballroom Dance from 8:15 to 10:30 p.m. at Clearwater Beach Recreation Center. Admission is $2.50.
FRIDAY: Want to catch a rising star? Then catch the Carol Ann Campbell Variety Show at 7:30 p.m. at the Royalty Theatre, 405 Cleveland St. Admission ranges from $5 to $15.
D' Krew, and the Landsharks (6 to 11 p.m.), Latin Express, The Latino Projekt Orquesta Infinidad, Tito Puente Jr. (3 to 11 p.m. Saturday) and Grin, Ambush, Deja and Spy vs. Spy (2 to 10 p.m. Sunday) will be the featured acts at the Sunsets Beach Fest Island Music Celebration at Pier 60 Park, Clearwater Beach. Free.
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